Netacea

Manchester, UK
2018
Jun 28, 2022   |  By Alex McConnell
Organizations can create a level of greater trust between digital businesses and their customers by using sophisticated bot management solutions, as we understand from a recent Gartner ® report. ‘Don’t Treat Your Customer Like a Criminal’, by Gartner analysts Tricia Phillips, Jonathan Care and Akif Khan, is available for a complimentary download from the Netacea website until 31st July 2022.
Jun 22, 2022   |  By Netacea
AVANT offers Trusted Advisors a more comprehensive security offering with Netacea's industry-leading enterprise bot detection and mitigation solution.
Jun 21, 2022   |  By Netacea
The dark web is the seedy underbelly of the internet. Unlike the surface web, criminals, spies, freedom fighters, and hacktivists can operate anonymously on the dark web, making it a popular place for illicit activity. Legitimate internet users also use it to protect their privacy in a world where people are increasingly mistrustful of digital giants like Google and Facebook. But it’s very easy to accidentally view illegal, dangerous, and traumatizing material on the dark web.
Jun 17, 2022   |  By Alex McConnell
Last week Netacea team members from the UK and across the US converged at RSA Conference, the biggest event in the cybersecurity calendar, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. It was a pleasure to talk to so many likeminded security professionals at our booth, and an honor to be given a speaking session from which to spread the word about automated threats.
Jun 9, 2022   |  By Alex McConnell
We’re told that multi-factor authentication is more secure than passwords, but in truth most MFA is susceptible to the same old threats, such as phishing and man-in-the-middle attacks. In fact, the widely championed advice to “use MFA, any MFA” could lead to a false sense of security and even more data breaches.
Jun 8, 2022   |  By Netacea
New Netacea research shows businesses are leaving attacks unchallenged for almost four months.
Apr 14, 2022   |  By Sian Roach
Netacea explores some of the biggest bot myths of 2022 and investigates whether businesses are letting misconceptions undermine attempts to stop bots.
Apr 13, 2022   |  By Netacea
Agentless bot management provider ranked among top players in Analyst Report Manchester, 12th April, 2022 – Netacea, the bot detection and mitigation specialist, today announced it has received the highest score in the Bot Detection criterion in The Forrester Wave™: Bot Management, Q2 2022 report.
Apr 12, 2022   |  By Netacea
Agentless bot management provider ranked among top players in Analyst Report.
Apr 12, 2022   |  By Alex McConnell
Netacea CTO Andy Still was recently joined on the Cybersecurity Sessions podcast by Jonathan Echavarria, an offensive security expert and Enterprise Architect at ReliaQuest. Jonathan shared his perspectives and philosophies around offensive security and what he gained from his time being part of a ‘red team’ at Facebook. Let’s recap some of the insights Andy discussed with Jonathan.
Jun 9, 2022   |  By Netacea
We’re told that multi-factor authentication is more secure than passwords, but in truth most MFA is susceptible to the same old threats, such as phishing and man-in-the-middle attacks. In fact, the widely championed advice to “use MFA, any MFA” could lead to a false sense of security and even more data breaches. In this episode, Andy sits down with Roger Grimes (Data-Driven Defense Evangelist, KnowBe4) to find out why MFA is vulnerable to exploitation, whether some MFAs are better than others, and what the future of secure authentication might look like.
May 5, 2022   |  By Netacea
It’s likely that we encounter artificial intelligence more often than we realize. Just as AI can be used to facilitate fraud and spread misinformation via deepfakes and sophisticated identity theft, it can also be used to develop algorithms that detect cyber-attacks in the blink of an eye. In this episode of the Cybersecurity Sessions, Andy is joined by Elaine Lee (Data Scientist, Mimecast) to delve into the benefits and risks of AI in cybersecurity, examining how artificial intelligence can be used both as an offensive weapon by adversaries and by security teams to defend against attacks.
Apr 7, 2022   |  By Netacea
How can you really know what havoc hackers could wreak on your systems? By challenging them to do it and fixing the exploits they discover, of course. In this episode of the Cybersecurity Sessions, Andy finds out what it’s like to be on a ‘red team’ tasked with hacking into an employer’s own systems by any means necessary, with lauded offensive security practitioner Jonathan Echavarria (ReliaQuest).
Feb 10, 2022   |  By Netacea
In this month’s episode, we’re talking about ad fraud and the role bots play in this lucrative space. Marketers care intensely about engagement and pay advertisers good money to get it, but how do they know they aren’t paying for visits from malicious bots? And what other kinds of harm do ad fraud bots cause businesses as a result? To find out, Andy invites Beacon’s Stewart Boutcher onto the Cybersecurity Sessions. As two CTOs focused on tackling bots, but from different perspectives, Andy and Stewart find plenty to discuss!
Dec 14, 2021   |  By Netacea
With drones now capable of massive cluster displays at events like the Olympics opening ceremony, and being used in sectors like healthcare, what role does cybersecurity play in making these devices safe?
Dec 9, 2021   |  By Netacea
Click fraud is gaining prominence as a threat to marketing budgets, however many businesses are less aware of the financial impact of skewed analytics caused by such activity. If bots and real customers look just the same, what does that mean for analytics? Are marketers making good decisions, or are they basing their marketing strategies on flawed data?
Nov 18, 2021   |  By Netacea
With Black Friday looming, customer experience should be one of the things keeping eCommerce managers up at night but how do performance and security overlap in ensuring retail sites are safeguarded? In this podcast, Andy Still and Deri Jones will discuss the importance of customer experience to eCommerce, and how both web performance and cybersecurity play a role in this. With Black Friday approaching, they will consider where these overlap in sometimes unexpected ways, and how typical security concerns like bots can also impact performance.
Oct 4, 2021   |  By Netacea
Cybersecurity Sessions is a concise yet insightful monthly podcast featuring Netacea’s CTO, Andy Still, alongside other technology experts. At Netacea we are interested not just in the technology behind cyber-attacks, but also the intent. How do they affect different businesses, sectors, and even wider society? What stories are out there of cybersecurity woes and wins?
Oct 22, 2020   |  By Netacea
In 2019 we saw more credential stuffing, sniper and scraper bot attacks targeting websites, mobile apps and APIs alike. The shift in attack vectors and scale of attacks highlights an urgent need for a sophisticated solution that protects businesses and customers from the growing malicious bot threat. Understanding the intent of bad bots vs. humans or good bots is vital as all industries face new challenges in acquiring the necessary visibility of their traffic, and subsequent analysis required for rapid and effective attack response that doesn't sacrifice the user experience.
Oct 22, 2020   |  By Netacea
Are you seeing the full picture when it comes to web and application security? Without fast and accurate data at your fingertips from the best bot management, it's increasingly difficult to differentiate human from automated bot traffic on your web-facing applications. Credential stuffing, account fraud and scraping attacks are a multi-billion-dollar business¹, with the scope for earning made increasingly simple by the vast number of internet users, availability of login credentials and the sheer volume of connected devices.
Oct 1, 2020   |  By Netacea
The second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is a data-driven legislation introduced by the European Union (EU) in 2015, with which all payment service providers (PSPs) throughout the EU and beyond must comply. PSD2 expands the scope of 2007's PSD, a directive implemented to make payments across borders as easy, secure and inexpensive as domestic payments. However, a short eight years later, innovations in technology and the prevalence of fintech have created new challenges for the payments industry to address.
Oct 1, 2020   |  By Netacea
Web traffic is made up of human and non-human visitors, but not all these sources are safe. Sophisticated bot traffic is on the rise and it is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate the criminal from real customers. Download your free copy of 'The Managing and Mitigating Bots' Guide and learn about.
Sep 1, 2020   |  By Netacea
In 2017 Black Friday was the single largest cause of web traffic peaks and website outages in the retail industry. Even a 1-second delay in load time can result in a 7% loss in conversions.

Netacea provides a revolutionary bot management solution that protects websites, mobile apps and APIs from malicious attacks such as scraping, credential stuffing and account takeover.

Our Intent Analytics™ engine, powered by machine learning, quickly and accurately distinguishes bots from humans to protect websites, mobile apps and APIs from automated threats while prioritising genuine users. Actionable intelligence with data-rich visualisations empowers you to make informed decisions about your traffic.

We Prevent Sophisticated Automated Threats:

  • Account Takeover: Stop account takeover by identifying account-based attacks.
  • Credential Stuffing: Prevent data breaches and protect your website from credential stuffing attacks.
  • Fake Account Creation: Prevent fake account fraud by identifying bot accounts, fake account creation and mass account registration.
  • Web Scraping: Identify and block web scrapers and scraping attacks made to compromise your website.
  • Ad/Click Fraud: Identify ad fraud to reduce wasted spend and prevent ad bots from illegitimately displaying or accessing ads.
  • Skewed Marketing Analytics: Prevent bots from stealing your marketing budget and skewing your analytics.

A Smarter Approach to Bot Management.